Gayatri Pandit, wife of Late actor Raaj Kumar is no more. It was recently reported that Gayatri Pandit died on Tuesday, 28 November 2023. Gayatri Pandit was survived by her three children in Mumbai as her husband Raaj Kumar died 27 years ago. Gayatri Pandit died in Mumbai.
Gayatri Pandit was sick for a long time and was under treatment in Mumbai. Gayatri peacefully died and departed with her children providing close care during her ailment. Gayatri Pandit’s death was revealed a few days later and soon later people mourned the death and paid tribute to the legendary actor’s widow.
Who was Gayatri Pandit?
Gayatri Pandit’s real name was Jennifer. She was Anglo- Indian and was an air hostess in her initial career. In the 1960s, she married the renowned actor Raaj Kumar whom she met on a flight. After the marriage with Raaj Kumar she changed her name to Gayatri Pandit and they got married as per the Hindu customs.
Gayatri and Raaj Kumar had three children, two sons and a daughter. The couple welcomed their first son on 30 March 1970 and named him Puru Raaj Kumar, who is an actor. Panini Raaj Kumar is the second son of Raaj Kumar who is a director and an actor.
Raaj Kumar and Gayatri had a daughter named Vastavika Pandit who made her Bollywood debut with the movie Eight: The Power of Shani in 2006. The children of Raaj Kumar and Gayatri did not gain popularity as they remained struggling actors.
About Raaj Kumar
Kulbhushan Pandit aka Raaj Kumar was a very popular Indian actor of his time. Raaj was born on 8 October 1926 in Loralai, in Baluchistan of British India (now in Pakistan). Raaj Kumar belonged to a Kashmiri Pandit family. Raaj Kumar moved to Bombay in the late 1940s and became a sub-inspector.
In 1952, Raaj Kumar made his Bollywood debut with the movie Rangeeli and did many other movies. Raaj Kumar gained recognition in 1957 with the movie Mother India and was known for his role as Nargis’ husband. Raaj Kumar did more than 70 movies in his entire career.
Some of the popular movies of Raaj Kumar were Tiranga, Saudagar, Mother India, Kaajal, Neel Kamal, and Heer Ranjha. Raaj Kumar’s last movie was God and Gun in 1995. Raaj Kumar died at the age of 69 in 1996 due to throat cancer.
Gayatri Pandit (Raaj Kumar Wife) FAQs
A. Gayatri Pandit died on Tuesday, 28 November 2023.
A. Gayatri Pandit was the wife of renowned actor Raaj Kumar.
A. Gayatri Pandit and Raaj Kumar married each other in the 1960s.
A. Raaj Kumar died in 1996 at the age of 69.
A. Gayatri Pandit or Gayatri Raajkumar dies due to prolonged illness.